1 day
All ages
Humahuaca Gorge
Physical Requirement
All round year
4400 msnm.
Maximum Altitude
300 km.
San Salvador Jujuy, Tilcara
Departures from

The Hornocal tour is a unique experience that will take you through the stunning landscapes of northern Argentina.

Upon arrival at Hornocal, passengers will find themselves surrounded by incredible natural beauty, with impressive rock formations that extend to the horizon.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Hotels in downtown San Salvador de Jujuy, Tilcara or Purmamarca.
DEPARTURE TIMES From San Salvador de Jujuy: between 8 and 8:45 am for downtown accommodations.
From Tilcara: between 9 and 9:30 am.
From Purmamarca: between 09:10 and 09:40 am from the Purmamarca Bus Terminal.
RETURN TIMES Starting at 5:30 pm.
The tour returns to San Salvador de Jujuy, but passengers can stay in Purmamarca or Tilcara.
RECOMMENDED ATTIRE Comfortable sports clothing, sneakers, a hat, sunglasses, a coat, and sunscreen. What is the weather like in the north of Argentina?
Transfers. Spanish-speaking guide.
Transportation insurance. Pickup for downtown accommodations.
Meals and drinks
Visit to Purmamarca, Maimará or Tilcara (can be visited on the Quebrada de Humahuaca tour).

Hornocal is known for its spectacular range of colors, including reddish, green, blue, and yellow hues that change depending on the position of the sun and the time of day.Hornocal mountain range

Passengers will also be able to appreciate the impressive Cerro de los 14 Colores, a mountain that offers a spectacular panoramic view with a variety of unique hues.

Passengers will have the opportunity to admire the beauty of Hornocal from different points along the way, each offering a unique panoramic view.

In addition to the natural landscapes, passengers will also have the opportunity to learn about the culture and history of the region.

During the excursion, they can visit nearby villages and learn about the history of the indigenous peoples of the area.

In summary, during the Hornocal excursion, passengers can enjoy impressive panoramic views of Hornocal and Cerro de los 14 Colores, as well as immerse themselves in the culture and history of the region.

It will be an unforgettable experience for those seeking to explore the nature and culture of Argentina.


8:00 am - Van departs from San Salvador de Jujuy

Heading towards Humahuaca and Hornocal via RN9.

Tropic of Capricorn

The first stop is at the sundial that marks the exact point where the Tropic of Capricorn passes.

Pollera de la Colla

Next, the van stops to admire the Yacoraite Hill, also known as Mesón Amarillo or Pollera de la Colla.


Stop at the town of Uquía, where you can see the church that houses its golden altar and Cuzco paintings of the musket-wielding angels.

Humahuaca town

The main square of the town and the Monument to the Heroes of Independence are observed.

From Humahuaca to Hornocal

From the town of Humahuaca, the tour continues for 25 km. on RP 73 towards the Hornocal Mountain Range, where this imposing sedimentary formation of colors can be appreciated from a natural viewpoint at 4350 meters above sea level, which can be observed in full from 2 viewpoints.

Return to San Salvador de Jujuy

After the visit to the Hornocal viewpoint, the group returns towards San Salvador de Jujuy. Passengers have the option to stay at intermediate points such as Humahuaca, Huacalera, Purmamarca, or Tilcara.

End of services.

Serranía del Hornocal
Serranía del Hornocal
Serranía del Hornocal
Serranía del Hornocal
Serranía del Hornocal
Serranía del Hornocal
Serranía del Hornocal

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